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For the name, see Elrick (name).

Elrick (Scottish Gaelic: An Eilreig) is a small village on the A944 road 7 12 miles (12.1 km) west of the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.[1][2] The name derives from a Gaelic word meaning a place where deer were driven for hunting. Elrick is also a common surname in the local area.

It is to the south and west of Westhill.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 38 Aberdeen (Inverurie & Pitmedden) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319231289. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 

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Coordinates: 57°08′53″N 2°17′39″W / 57.14814°N 2.29416°W / 57.14814; -2.29416